The Art of the Qur’an on show at US exhibition
November 21, 2016

Wahid Bhat “The Art of the Qur’an,” The Smithsonian’s Sackler/Freer Galleries’ new exhibition, serves as a timely reminder of the beauty and history of the Qur’an. This is the first major exhibition of Qur’an manuscripts ever held in the US. On display are more than 60 examples of some of the Muslim world’s most notable Qur’an manuscripts, and some of the earliest.

Legal art forms
November 21, 2016

  Tammy Swofford From the days of the Boston Tea Party to what is observed on our streets today, anchorage for the American experience is found in one document — The Bill of Rights. It was penned by men who deployed a collective intellect and temperament to craft a deceptively simple appearing work which gave a prescient nod to human complexity. The Bill of Rights is a strophe (from Greek:.

Kashmir’s Melody Queen falls silent
November 20, 2016

Nazir Ganaie Apart from earning living out of her profession, Rehti Begum, endorsed it, lived it and kept her tempo going until she became the household heartthrob across Valley whom people now remember as Raj Begum – the Kashmir’s melody queen. Unlike her womenfolk who wanted to remain housed within the four walls of their homes, the legend Raj Begum moved out, carved her own.

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November 20, 2016

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Future in flames
November 18, 2016

Mir Farhat With 20 schools being burnt in the ongoing uprising that erupted after the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani on July 8, people in the Kashmir Valley are shocked as they say that the future of our children is put to flames. On Wednesday late night, unidentified persons torched Government Primary School Tapper Pattan in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district..

Kashmir’s situation deplorable, Human Right violation increased: Report
November 18, 2016

Srinagar | (PTK): It is not possible to find a solution for Kashmir issue without withdrawing Army which is involved in Human Rights violation. The presence of Army is proving to be useless for resolving Kashmir issue. These thoughts were expressed by Mr. U. Samba Shiva Rao, President of Organization for Protection of Democratic Rights in a press conference held yesterday in Hyderabad. He mentioned.

Srinagar’s Smart city challenges
November 16, 2016

Mir Farhat When Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, was declared by the government to be set up as a smart city, citizens celebrated the announcement because the city, for years, has seen unplanned development and losing all its past glory. To build the city as one of the smart cities in the country with sustainable development is a challenge that the state government.

Why no one cares for children begging on streets?
November 16, 2016

Sameer Showkin Lone Srinagar: People in this conflict ravaged summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir are facing another menace in the form on non-local beggars who have taken positions at key locations, especially in commercial hub. The state government seems helpless and no official turns up to comment on this issue. Deputy Commissioner Srinagar blames people for the increasing number of beggars in the.

‘Modi has the opportunity to emerge as man of peace in South Asia’
November 15, 2016

Wahid Bhat Expressing grief and anguish over the loss of precious human lives in fresh spate of cross-border shelling in Jammu and Kashmir, Chief Minister, Ms Mehbooba Mufti today called for immediate de-escalation of the situation along the borders to put an end to the miseries of the people. “Ways and means shall have to be explored immediately to bring an end to the sufferings of the hapless people.

November 13, 2016

Aamir Amin Nowshahri* The spread of diabetes has often been described as a silent epidemic of epic proportions. United Nations (UN) figures suggest that compared to 108 million adults living with diabetes in 1980, the number had risen to an estimated 422 million in 2014. The global prevalence of diabetes has nearly doubled since 1980, rising from 4.7 per cent to 8.5 per cent in the.